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Research Fields TEST Variable
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Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility To honour the breadth of Carla Thorlakson’s intellectual interests and her professionalism, Carla’s parents established a trust fund in her memory at the University of Manitoba following her death in December of 1995. The fund provides students with the opportunity to travel and to thereby enhance their educational experience or research opportunities.

The award will be offered to one or more graduate students who:
  • are enrolled full-time in any Master’s or doctoral program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba
  • have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 based on the previous 60 credit hours (or equivalent) of study

    Travel must be initiated within twelve (12) months of receiving this award.

    Preference will be given to applicants whose planned or current research relates to any of the following areas of interest: human migration, including refugees, immigration or emigration; the status of women; or Canada’s Foreign Service.
  • Value Up to approximately $7000.00
    The committee will determine the number and value of the awards to be offered each year.
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at 2023/2024 academic year.
    Deadlines September 20
    Application Details The application for this award can be found online at: https://applygrad.umanitoba.ca/apply/?sr=46232078-6f87-469b-bf89-13c11be1be68
    (1) A summary (maximum 1,000 words) outlining their previous travel experiences and how their proposed travel experience will contribute to their education and understanding of the world

    (2) Curriculum vitae,

    (3) Documentation verifying how they meet any one of the following criteria:
  • need and intent to conduct archival or field research at a location outside of Canada;
  • receipt of a letter of permission to study at a partner institution outside of Canada in a course or program related to their graduate degree requirements;
  • acceptance as a participant in a summer institute or special program or symposium related to their graduate program at a location outside of Canada;
  • approval for acceptance into an International Centre for Students (ICS) Exchange Program with a University of Manitoba partner university;
  • participation in some other exercise or activity (e.g. foreign language training, specialized data training, etc.) at a location outside of Canada that directly contributes to their graduate program of study or research.

    (4) Proof of registration and/or payment for the upcoming travel, or proof of admission to the partner university

    (5) A letter of reference from a faculty member (preferably the supervisor) who can speak to the educational value of the planned travel.

    (6) A travel budget

    Any questions, please contact Graduate.Awards@umanitoba.ca .

    Updated: September 13, 2023

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